Archive for November, 2009

New Silicon-Air Battery to Have Unlimited Shelf Life

New Silicon-Air Battery to Have Unlimited Shelf Life

It does sound like a dream, but the Scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have finally made it come true! They have been successful to create an eco-friendly, silicon-air battery that can provide power to devices for literally thousands of hours before replacement.

Facts About Global Warming

Facts About Global Warming

Although we all know that global warming is something, most of us do not about the real effects of global warming, is it really happening? why it’s happening, what’s causing it, and how it might change the planet.

New Renewable Energy Option Unveiled

New Renewable Energy Option Unveiled

The world’s first organization for green electricity, ecotricity, has decided to offer green gas to UK householders for the first time.

World’s First Osmotic Power Plant Opens In Norway

World’s First Osmotic Power Plant Opens In Norway

Yesterday a new power plant has been opened in Norway, which is the world’s first osmotic power plant. The plant utilizes the energy released when fresh water and seawater are mixed to produce clean electricity.

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Continue Significant Climb

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Continue Significant Climb

An international group of scientists have revealed that the annual rate of increase in carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels has more than tripled in this decade, as compared to the 1990s.

Chemists Describe Solar Energy Progress And Challenges, Including The ‘Artificial Leaf’

Chemists Describe Solar Energy Progress And Challenges, Including The ‘Artificial Leaf’

According to recent reports, scientists are working together progressively to develop an “artificial leaf” that imitates the working of a real leaf, i.e. the chemical magic done through photosynthesis.

Dell Installs Solar Trees in HQ Parking Lot

Dell Installs Solar Trees in HQ Parking Lot

The increasing depletion of natural resources has given way to new, innovative ways of using renewable energy.

Reducing Carbon Emissions Unlikely In Near Future

Reducing Carbon Emissions Unlikely In Near Future

According to a new study, one of the major causes of global warming, the increasing carbon dioxide emissions, cannot be stabilized unless the world’s economy collapses completely or the society successfully generates 300 giga watts of nuclear power annually.

Solar Power Technology Takes Its Next Step

Solar Power Technology Takes Its Next Step

With the passage of time, the world has realized the increasing importance of renewable energy. This has led to new innovative, technology being introduced everyday.

Search On For More Abundant, Efficient Solar Cell Materials

Search On For More Abundant, Efficient Solar Cell Materials

In order to develop lower-cost, semiconductor materials for solar cells, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and Dow Chemical Company have agreed to join together in a four-year contract.

New York Makes Renewables And Energy Efficiency Accessible

New York Makes Renewables And Energy Efficiency Accessible

A legislation was passed last week by the New York state to provide loans for households and businesses that wish to improve their energy efficiency.

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